The horsepower is a feature that most of car fans look at first when buying a car. In this case it is the Toyota Land Cruiser V8 that has by 52 % more horsepower than the Hyundai Santa Fe II. Consequently the Toyota Land Cruiser V8 can achieve higher velocity. Having more horsepower the Toyota Land Cruiser V8 will also provide noticeably better flexiblility in specific speeds.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference that amounts to 8 percent shows that the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV is the worst vehicle of these two compared. In the „large off-road 4x4 segment, being represented by the Hyundai Santa Fe II, the medium acceleration to 100km/h amounts to 10.5 s and is by 5 % lower than this of Hyundai car.
The maximum speed of the Toyota Land Cruiser V8 is greater in comparison to this of the Hyundai Santa Fe II which allows to travel the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference at the level of 5 percent is not big and is imperceptible in daily driving.
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Toyota Land Cruiser V8 4.7 V8 288HP automatic is 83 mm wider in relation to the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV 2.7 i V6 24V 189HP manual 4x4. It is clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The Hyundai Santa Fe II gives way to the Toyota Land Cruiser V8 4.7 V8 288HP automatic in the field of fuel tank size. The Toyota Land Cruiser V8 is able to hold by 18 liters more fuel than the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV.
The wheelbase of a vehicle is the distance separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to better vehicle's weight distribution. Toyota has 162 millimeters longer wheelbase distance in relation to Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the balance and steering. Hence, the mass of Toyota Land Cruiser V8 should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
The Toyota Land Cruiser V8 has 76 % bigger engine size in relation to the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV. The difference is relatively considerable. For this reason the Toyota Land Cruiser V8 should accelerate faster and be able to reach higher top speed. On the other hand bigger engine displacement usually means worst fuel consumption.
Maximum load capacity
The Toyota Land Cruiser V8 4.7 V8 288HP automatic is 295 mm longer when compared to the Hyundai. Long vehicles have roomy cabin and also provide plenty of trunk space. Although the Toyota occurs to be better for families or persons who value comfortable driving, the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV may appeal to singles because it will not cause problems with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
Model release date
The difference in debut day between compared vehicles is only 2 years, however, new technologies for vehicles are appearing at a staggering pace what may cause that the Toyota may feature more advanced technologies.
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater possibility of carrying big amount of luggage to it. The difference that amounts to 140 mm in favor of the Toyota is not big and does not matter much.
For a smooth drive around town, it is good to have an automatic however the type of transmisison can have a substantial effect on fuel consumption. Automatics may burn up more or less from 5 to 10% more than manuals.